Tag: wrongly convicted

Feb 21

Juvy Amarela And Junard Racho Acquitted Because ‘Woman’s Honor’ Is Outdated Concept A Woman Won’t Lie About Rape

Philippines Supreme Court Justice Samuel Martires who wrote the ruling overturning the ‘woman’s honor’ doctrine, in Philippines Vs. Juvy D. Amarela and Junard G. Racho, G.R. Nos. 225642-43 (Phil. Sup. Ct., Third Div, Jan. 17, 2018).

The 58-year-old precedent that a reputable ‘woman’s honor’ prevents her from lying about being raped was overturned by the Philippines Supreme Court on January 18, 2018. The Supreme Court acquitted Juvy Amarela and Junard Racho who were convicted in 2012 of raping a woman in Davao City in separate incidents that allegedly occurred hours apart …

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Feb 03

John C. Riesbeck Cleared Of Rape On Appeal Because His Jury Was Stacked With Radical Feminists

USCGC Midgett (WHEC-726) (Coast Guard photo)

John C. Riesbeck’s convictions related to an alleged rape in 2010 were vacated on January 23, 2018 by The United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces. To ensure Riesbeck’s conviction the Coast Guard deliberately stacked his jury with female sexual assault victim advocates. The Court ruled: “Yet the error in this case is …

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Jan 19

165 Men Cleared Of Historical Homosexual Convictions in England and Wales

Disregarding Certain Criminal Convictions, UK Home Office

One-hundred-sixty-five men in England and Wales have had their historical conviction disregarded for a homosexual act that is no longer considered a crime. Homosexuality was decriminalized in 1967 in England and Wales. However, a conviction is still listed in court records and appears on a person’s criminal record. The Protection of Freedoms Act (PFA) enacted …

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Jan 13

Edward John Chandler Cleared Of Flashing Two Women Who Identified Him From Facebook Gossip

Five Bells Pub in Wickham, England.

Edward John Chandler was cleared on appeal of exposing himself to two women in Wickham, England. They identified him from gossip on Facebook. Wickham is a small village of about 4,300 people 80 miles southwest of London. On the evening of July 28, 2016 two women had drinks at the Five Bells Pub in Wickham. …

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Jan 06

Philip Queree’s Indecent Assault Conviction For Touching Woman’s Breasts During Consensual Sex Tossed On Appeal

Philip Queree (The Sun (London))

Philip Queree was acquitted on January 4, 2018 by an appeals court in Jersey of indecent assault for touching his partner’s breasts during consensual sex. The appeals court ruled the prosecution’s evidence failed to prove Queree committed a crime. Queree and the woman, identified in court documents as Miss X, met on August 18, 2016 …

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Jan 03

Tara Lenich Disbarred After Pleading Guilty To Using Illegal Wiretaps To Spy On Lover And Co-Worker When She Was Prosecutor

Tara F. Lenich (Brooklyn DA, Youtube)

Tara Frances Lenich was disbarred as an attorney in New York on December 29, 2017. Lenich’s disbarment was based on her guilty plea in April 2017 to two federal charges of illegal interception of electronic communications while she was an assistant district attorney in the Kings County (Brooklyn) District Attorney’s Office. The victims of Lenich’s …

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Dec 31

Danny Steven Kay Cleared Of Rape By Accuser’s Facebook Messages That Showed Sex Was Consensual

Danny Kay (r) & sister-in-law Sarah Maddison (l) who discovered the exculpatory Facebook messages, after his conviction was overturned on Dec. 21, 2017 (Les Wilson - The Sun (London))

Danny Steven Kay’s rape conviction in Derby, England was quashed on December 21, 2017 by an appeals court based on the discovery of Facebook messages sent by his accuser that showed their sexual encounter was consensual. On July 28, 2012 a 16-year-old female reported to the Derby police — at the urging of her mother …

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Dec 30

Kirstin Lobato Held Incommunicado By Nevada DOC After Judge Gonzalez Ordered Her Release “Forthwith”

As this is written on Saturday morning, December 30, 2017, the Nevada Department of Corrections is holding Kirstin Blaise Lobato incommunicado. They have refused to allow her attorney’s or anyone else to have any contact with her. It is not known if she has been told she is no longer a convicted felon, and she …

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Dec 29

Kirstin Lobato’s Charges Dismissed In 2001 Homicide Case

Kirstin Lobato (Helen Caddes)

On December 29, 2017 all charges were dismissed against Kirstin Blaise Lobato related to Duran Bailey’s 2001 homicide in Las Vegas. After a hearing Clark County, Nevada District Court Chief Judge Elizabeth Gonzalez’ signed an order stating: “Having come before the court on December 29, 2017, for the State’s Motion to Dismiss with Prejudice, the …

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Dec 22

DECISION & ORDER Granting Kirstin Lobato’s Habeas Corpus Petition

DECISION & ORDER Granting Kirstin Lobato’s habeas corpus petition on Dec. 19, 2017

Clark County District Court Judge Stefany Miley’s DECISION & ORDER Granting Kirstin Lobato’s habeas corpus petition on Dec. 19, 2017 can be read and downloaded at the following link: State v. Lobato, Decision & Order on Dec. 19, 2017 granting habeas corpus petition. Click here to read or download at no charge the PDF book …

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